St. Al edges rival Madison-St. Joseph

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 31, 2010

From staff reports

Taylor Ann Hasty pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, and St. Aloysius held on to beat Madison-St. Joseph 7-4 in a “Pink Game” for cancer awareness Tuesday night at Bazinsky Park.

Grace Franco pitched six innings and took a 7-3 lead into the seventh, but ran into trouble as the Lady Bruins scored a run and then loaded the bases with the tying run on first. Hasty came in and got three consecutive outs to save the game.

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Mallory McGuffee led St. Al (7-8) at the plate, going 4-for-4 with two doubles, two singles, two RBIs and a run scored. Madison Heggins had three singles while Brittany Turner knocked in a run with a single and K.K. DeRossette had a single and a run scored.

Franco struck out four and walked 10.

WC 10, Terry 4

Sissy Hearn had three hits, including an over-the-fence home run and had two doubles to lead Warren Central (9-5) past Terry.

Chelsea Worley had two hits and Megan McCullough had two doubles for WC. Worley pitched all seven innings and struck out four to get the win.

VHS 15, Greenville 0

Vicksburg High (2-11, 2-1 Division 4-6A) sewed up a berth in the Class 6A playoffs by blanking Greenville-Weston. Pitcher Faith Thomas threw a shutout for the Missy Gators.